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Banksy’s Brexit Mural Disappears as Tension in the U.K Rise

A mural made by the street artist Banksy in protest of Brexit disappeared last weekend from its site on a three-story building in Dover, England. A four-tier scaffolding was constructed against the mural on Saturday, leaving the facade barren the next morning. According to the Telegraph, the Godden family who owned the building hoped to […]

David Zwirner Gallery expands to Paris ahead of Brexit

Just months after the Goodman Gallery announced they’d be expanding their South Africa-based gallery to London this fall, David Zwirner, one of the art industry’s biggest gallery names, announced plans to expand to Europe. Set to open in just a few months, the Zwirner gallery will then have its first continental Europe gallery in Paris. […]

Banksy’s anti-Brexit artwork at the RA’s Summer Exhibition

In a few days, the Royal Academy’s esteemed Summer Exhibition will begin. The exhibition is the largest open submission contemporary art show that brings together works by some of today’s up and coming and most influential artists. Even ahead of the June 10th opening date, Banksy, the mysterious artist who shredded an artwork at auction […]

As the Brexit deadline nears, UK pavilions think ahead to the Venice Biennale

Nearly two months ahead of the start of the 58th Venice Biennale, artists and galleries from the UK are already shipping artworks to mainland Europe for safe holding. The extra cushion of time is due to concerns over the upcoming deadline for Brexit: March 29th. By shipping artworks ahead of B-day, so to speak, artists […]

The UK Art World Prepares for Brexit

As the Brexit deadline looms with no clarity on what to expect after March 29, the art world in the UK is beginning to take action. Auctioneers, galleries, dealers and artists are all trying to assess the challenges of Brexit, including the tariffs to be paid and saved, as well as the opportunities lost or […]

New study shows supporters of Brexit and Remain have different artistic taste

According to a study from three Oxford University sociologists, Brexit supporters have a preference for realism in art while Remain supporters are more likely to opt for impressionist works. The researchers’ paper, called Preference for realistic art predicts support for Brexit, not only shows the differences in taste between supports of Brexit and Remain, but by using art, […]